A sort of mellow late Spring - early Summer folk, Americana, electro pop mix, some popular well known artists, some not so well known for the holiday weekend drive home and something that won't hopefully be too objectionable from my fellow travellers - all tunes found on fellow mostly undersung MP3 blogs* you should check out - who also should have links to the artists and the where to buys (I can't do everything)...
- "I Will Dare" - The Replacements via Rock Sellout
- "Dead Flowers" - Townes Van Zandt via The Canals
- "Brand New Day" - Van Morrison via Badminton Stamps
- "Long Lost Penpal" - Hello Saferide via Stop Me...
- "Heart it Races (Architecture in Helsinki cover)" - Soft Tigers via Art Snob Solutions
- "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing"**** - Sufjan Stevens via The World Forgot
- "10AM Automatic (live)" - The Black Keys via I Am Fuel, You Are Friends
- "Blues Run The Game (live)" - The Decemberists via The Canals
- "Here I Dreamt I was An Architect" - Patti Smith via The Music Slut
- "Venus in Furs" - DeVotchka via Pitchfork*
- "Our Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe" - Okkervil River*** via YANP
- "A Favor" - Okkervil River via The Music Slut
- "The Ghost of You Lingers" - Spoon via Pop Headwound
- "Girlfriend (Remix) Feat. Lil Mama" - Avril Lavigne** via Mixtape Maestro
- "Us Ones in Between" - Sunset Rubdown via Jacob Sudol
*Disclaimer: Pitchfork is not an MP3 blog
***Leaked from upcoming album
****Yes, I know it's a Christmas song but it's also a Memorial Day song. So say I.
Photo entitled Memorial Day by LoneBlueLady on Flickr (CC protected)